Chinese Canadian actor and singer Kris Wu was arrested on suspicion of rape weeks after a young woman came forward to accuse him of targeting herself and others.
The allegations: In a statement on Saturday, police in Beijing’s Chaoyang District said they have detained the 30-year-old, whose real name is Wu Yifan, in response to reports that he “has repeatedly tricked young women into having sex” and “other related issues.”
Multiple luxury brands have dumped Chinese Canadian actor Kris Wu after claims of his sexual misconduct triggered public outrage and boycott threats.
The allegations: Wu, 30, who shot to fame as a member of K-pop boy group EXO, is accused of coercing young women into sex by offering opportunities in show business.
An obsessive fan, whom others would likely label a sasaeng nutcase, has responded to the news of Chen’s looming marriage with disappointment, claiming that it destroyed the image of EXO they long had in mind.
Earlier this week, Chen announced his plan to marry his girlfriend, a non-celebrity who now happens to be pregnant.
EXO member Chen has announced his plan to marry his girlfriend in a handwritten letter to his fans on Monday.
In his letter, Chen shared that he was nervous to break the news but he “couldn’t hold it any longer.”
Ryan Reynolds has rubbed elbows with K-Pop group EXO this week.
The “Deadpool” star is currently in South Korea to promote his new Netflix film “6 Underground”, which co-stars Adria Arjona, Mélanie Laurent, Ben Hardy, Dave Franco, Sebastian Roché, and Corey Hawkins.
South Korean K-pop group EXO has become the genre’s first artist of the past 18 years to hit 10 million sales in total.
EXO is making history as the artist to have sold over 10 million albums in Korea with their five studio albums plus an assortment of other releases including two mini albums, winter special albums and live albums, according to Naver as translated by Soompi.
Songs from Chinese rapper Kris Wu’s new album have been removed from U.S. iTunes Charts after allegations that his fans have been using bots to manipulate the ranking.
Wu, a former member of the popular Korean-Chinese boy band Exo, has just released his new album “Antares” last Friday, managing to edge out both Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga off the U.S. top spots upon launch.
Fans of K-pop supergroup EXO expressed outrage over laser pointer “attacks” the band members experienced during a concert in Macau.
Footage of such an incident taken during the concert emerged online on Saturday, infuriating many fans who cited the potential harm laser pens can do to the human eye.
To recap, Medvedeva placed second to teammate Alina Zagitova in the ladies’ singles event with scores of 238.26 and 239.57, respectively.
A gift from popular K-pop boy group EXO has propelled a young world record-holding Russian figure skater to cloud nine.
Evgenia Medvedeva, who is competing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, is a self-proclaimed K-pop fan.
Two-time world champion figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva beamed when asked of her favorite K-pop act after her short program in PyeongChang. She named EXO as her go-to band and wished that the singers stay in good health.
— 장동우 Chang Dong-woo (@odissy) February 11, 2018
Singer and actor Kris Wu, a former member of hugely popular South Korean-Chinese group EXO, was recently tapped to sing for this year’s Super Bowl Live in Minnesota.
Wu, whose performance is scheduled during the 10-day live concerts leading up to the game, was also named Super Bowl LII Ambassador for NFL China by the National Football League.
Remember when BTS was featured on the Times Square billboard in New York City celebrating their fourth anniversary earlier this year?
Or like back in October for Jimin’s birthday, when his face was again front and center in the busiest square in the U.S.?